News and events
St George’s Hospital, Tooting, is asking patients and visitors suffering with symptoms of diarrhoea or vomiting (D&V) not to come into hospital and instead contact their GP or pharmacy.
A consultant cardiologist at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust has designed an innovative device with the aim of reducing the risk of complications during cardiac interventions. Known as the BreckerWire, the device is a new design of intracardiac guidewire developed by Dr Stephen Brecker, a cardiologist at St George’s since 1996.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust named in elite group for mortality rates in Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2012
Date of issue: Monday, 3rd December 2012 The Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2012 has named St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as one of an elite group of only 16 trusts in the country to have ‘lower than expected’ mortality rates for the Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI), which …
3 Dec 2012
BBC newsreader Sophie Raworth was the special guest at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, on 21st November, helping to celebrate the new family centred care (FCC) coordinator role created to provide support for families of premature and sick babies in southwest London. The full-time post is shared between Bobbie Everson and …
The wheelchair service at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been selected as a national case study to highlight the benefits of an improvement programme aimed at community services.
The new pre-operative care centre (POCC) at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, is enhancing the quality of care for patients coming to hospital for a procedure.
The Archive & Museum Group of Queen Mary’s Hospital Roehampton today launched its new exhibition entitled “A Very Special Hospital 1960-1998”, in the Reception area on the Lower Ground Floor. It was opened by Di Caulfield –Stoker, Divisional Chair, Community Services Wandsworth before the Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Adrian Knowles, the Leader of the Council Ravi Govindia and 70 past and present patients, staff and Friends of the Hospital.
Television presenter and former pop star Toyah Willcox officially opened a new children’s art exhibition at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, on Friday, 19th October.
On Saturday, 13th October, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s, University of London opened their doors to members of the public for the 2012 St George’s Community Open Day.
18 Oct 2012
Antibiotic use aids MRSA spread in hospital and infection control measures do little to prevent it, says hospital study
The use of a commonly prescribed antibiotic is a major contributor to the spread of infection in hospitals by the ‘superbug’ MRSA, according to new research. The study also found that increasing measures to prevent infection – such as improved hygiene and hand washing – appeared to have only a small effect on reducing MRSA infection rates during the period studied.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust announced today, Tuesday 18th September, that it has been granted formal planning permission to develop a helipad at St George’s Hospital in Tooting. It will be only the second hospital helipad in London and the first south of the river. The development will be partly funded through a grant of £1million from the County Air Ambulance Trust HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pad) Appeal.
The paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, was officially opened by HRH Princess Alexandra on Friday, 14th September.
18 Sep 2012 | Tags: picu
Annual report 2011/12 looks back over exciting year for St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust today published its annual report and annual accounts 2011/12
The report has been published in a number of formats to try and cater for everybody’s needs. The best way to read the report is on the St George’s Healthcare website at www.xstgeorges.nhs.uk/annual The report is optimised for mobile phones so the layout will automatically adjust to your phone’s screen size, and there are also versions available for e-readers and Kindles, as well as a PDF version and a summary report on the website that will also be available around St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals and health centres across Wandsworth.